Winston Churchill

1874 - 1965

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on meetings and preparation

I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on drinking and meetings

Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on babies, community, and investment

There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on good and modesty

He is a modest little man who has a good deal to be modest about.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on traditions

Don't talk to me about Naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash.

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on good and honor

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Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. See Shakespear, King Lear, Act V, scene iii. and William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, "Never . . . Lay Down Arms"

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Address at Harrow School, October 1941

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Never give in. Never. Never. Never. Never.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: Speech to House of Commons honoring him after retirement

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on authors, books, and good

There is a good saying to the effect that when a new book appears one should read an old one. As as author I would not recommend too strict an adherence to this saying.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on presidency

I think "No comment" is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again. I got it from Sumner Welles. To reporters at the Washington airport, after conferring with President Truman at the White House, February 12, 1946

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: To reporters

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on hope, leadership, and mistakes

There is no worse mistake in public leadership than to hold out false hope soon to be swept away.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: A Churchill Reader, edited by Colin Coote

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